In 2010, former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signed Republic Act No. 994, which is more commonly known as Expanded Senior Citizens Act (ESCA) of 2010. With the amendment of the said act, senior citizens can now fully enjoy the 20% discount even with the implementation of 12% value-added tax on most goods and services. Aside from the said discount, the new law also stipulated new benefits that can be enjoyed by senior citizens. Ready to know the perks of becoming a senior citizen? eCompareMo.com presents you the benefits and privileges of this Act.